Maria Kuptsova is a transdisciplinary artist, architect, researcher and educator exploring intelligent technologies, synthetic cognition and new aesthetics in her practice. Her current research questions the role of artificial and natural agency within the creative process, aiming to formulate bio-machinic design techniques driven by synthetic forms of intelligence.

Maria is a research associate at the Synthetic Landscape Lab, Institute of Urban Design, University of Innsbruck. She is a curator of “Technological Art: Towards a New Intelligence '' Major at the Art&Science at ITMO University, a head of Design Innovation at ITMOTECH, as well as artist and curator of art initiative –Digitocene.Net.